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against barack obama. but hillary never backed down. >> shame on you, barack obama. >> even when campaigning got ugly. not long after that, clinton welled up at the new hampshire diner and ran away with the primary. another victory. but in the end, she conceded wrapping up her historic presidential bid. >> although we weren't able to shatter that highest, hardest glass ceiling this time. >> but her persistence and passion convinced the man she tried to beat to cast her on the world stage. >> in her, you will have a secretary of state who has my full confidence. >> the former first lady and senator from new york would become madame secretary in 2009. yet now, a million miles and 100 countries later, she finds herself entangled in one final controversy. >> i'm in charge of the state department, 275 posts -- >> reporter: testifying about who knew what when. in light of the attack on the compound in benghazi. but if history is any guide, hillary clinton may emerge unscathed once again and reinvent herself. >> as you saw, hillary clinton came under fire at those benghazi hearings, but
of state? president obama thinks the first option is what people think. >> i think hillary will go down as one of the finest secretaries of states we've had. >> not everyone agrees. a former official tells the los angeles times, it's tough to see what has happened in world politics over the last four years that wouldn't have happened without her, so it's hard to see how she gets into the category of truly great, transformational secretaries. and all of the pete who were critical spoke as unnamed former officials. people who were complementary were willing to go by name. peter brooks, assistant secretary of defense in the bush administration, ann marie slaughter worked for secretary clinton. great to have both of you. peter, what do you think? we saw this article today in the "los angeles times." i have not seen many articles questioning at all the tenure of secretary clinton. this was the first. >> i'm not a diplomatic historian, but i think some of the fawning has been over the top. we saw this at her hearing over benghazi. we saw this, you know, i think, when she also introduced john
go-to interview forum. "60 minutes" sitting down with steve kroft. president obama has preferred going and sitting down to steve kroft "60 minutes" more than any other television format interview person out there. steve kroft has got the interviews. >> yeah. [ laughter ] >> are you winding up? >> well, let me just say, the irony here is that "60 minutes," which i think is a quality show, it's put some good stuff on. clearly withheld the news from an interview with president obama back in september that turned out to be push for innovation no a presidential debate and i think had a bearing on this election. basically they interviewed president obama on september 129, the day after the benghazi attacks and the president said and i think i'm quoting it's too early to tell whether or not this is terror related. this became a real issue in the campaign, when the president retroactively said no i always described it as a terror attack. "60 minutes" had that footage and they did not air it at the time. they did not air it when the debate broke out when the president this a terror attack
's right, sean. interesting illustration was with president obama's inauguration they actually shut down one of the runways at dulles airport it make it for private jets. >> sean: that's so nice. >> this is a massive problem. we are not opposed to wealth creation. when it's wealth creation by extracting it from taxpayers and manipulating in a crony capitalist system. >> sean: if i'm one of the americans i spoke about earlier my house is underwater or one of the six americans on food stamps or this is why we want to turn the camera on something that has never been exposed. people in washington never want to talk about the house styles. they don't want to talk about the construction and private jets. the private jet guys that built at dulles. they thought it was going to take them several years to sell those slots. they sold out in 72 hours. that is the level of corporations and high rollers. >> sean: they already have a lot of money. if you own a private jet. they are not cheap. >> exactly. got to get in there what about the dinners, the meals, the lunches, that's still going on, right? >
as the two sat down for a side-by-side interview with cbs' "60 minutes." obama had nothing but high praise for clinton. >> why did you want to do this together, a joint interview? >> well, the main thing is i just wanted to have a chance to publicly say thank you, because i think hillary will go down as one of the finest secretaries of state we've had. it has been a great collaboration over the last four years. i'm going to miss her. wish she was sticking around. but she has logged in so many miles i can't begrudge her to take it easy far little bit. >> hillary clinton wraps up her tour of duty as secretary of state next week. she's been praised and admired around the world for most of her tenure. she's leaving under some controversial circumstances after questions about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. aaron david miller has advised several secretaries of state and is a distinguished scholar at the woodrow wilson center and joins me from washington. the killing of ambassador stephens and the attack on the consulate be the lasting memory of hillary clinton's tenure? >>
with the network but turned down a recent offer to renew her contract. >>> and president barack obama addressed the 25th national conference on lgbt equality via video message. he thanked the community for, quote, helping to lead the way to a future where everyone is treated with dignity and respect no matter who they love or where they came from. he is the first president so send a video message to the conference. >>> president obama made history in his inauguration speech when he talked about gay rights and the history of civil rights in america. >> we, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths, that all of us are created equal, is the star that guides us still, just as it guided our fore bearers through seneca falls and selma and stone wall. >> this week atlanta is hosting the creating change conference. it brings together 3,000 gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender advocates from across the country. stacey long is director of public policy at the national gay and lesbian task force. you heard what the president had to say in his address. how did you react to it? >> absolute
differently, and president obama has taken it down to 10,000 feet, be but it is flying parallel to the earth. >> well, part of what i am wondering is that we started the day by saying that this president is going to leave a legacy of having shifted the demographics of the military, and he is going to look culturally and demographically quite differently, but also, will he leave behind a strategic way of for good or better or leaner or smaller and a different warfare? >> yes, he is. it is not his own doing, but it is the trajectory of the foreign national security and we are gining to see the end of land mass wars as we drawdown in iraq and afghanistan, and for the peace and justice community and those who are citizens, we have to think of engaging with the new warfare which is going to involve aerial drones and special ops, and what that means at a time when there is great support in this country and a need to cut an extraordinarily bloated defense budget which is higher than the height of the cold war if we are going to fulfill the promise of this nation, you have to believe that president
down here in washington. a lovely sight for those of us who like snow. i do. president obama begins the push for immigration reform in las vegas next week. lisa sylvester is monitoring that. the other top stories in "the situation room," what's the latest, lisa? >> aids to the president said they will sketch out his plans and improving border security in cracking down on employers who hire undocumented workers. the most controversial part of the plan is creating a passion way to citizenship for illegal immigrants. he is expected to get more specifics in the state of the union address. a cia officer will spend 30 months in proven for revealing the identity of an agent. his own attorney admitted he was thoughtless in leaking the administration. that was betraying a solemn trust. mitt romney is in washington for the first time since last month's lunch. he and his wife are expected to attend the dinner by power brokers and business elite. president obama was at the dinner in 2009 and last year, but not clear if the president will be there tomorrow. he will receive the ipod award on may
's relationship with president obama, as she gets ready to step down as secretary of state. >>> and new york city apartments get even tinier. could you live in a space smaller than some hotel rooms? i'm wolfe blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> some top republicans aren't mincing words about the parties' problems during their winter meeting in north carolina right now. one gop star is going so far to suggest that the party has been stupid. i asked the newly re-elected rnc chair about that and more. joining us now, the chair of the republican national committee. thank you for coming in. congratulations on getting re-elected. how do you feel about that? >> well, i feel great about it. but with a great opportunity, i think that comes incredible responsibility. >> i listened to bobby jindal, the louisiana governor, a republican, maybe someday a presidential candidate. he is mincing no words in criticizing the republican party. listen to this. >> we've got to stop being the stupid party. i'm serious. time for a new republican party that talks like adults, to articulate our plans and our visio
to tackle health care costs, which is what barack obama said in his inaugural speech last week and we have to continue bring down defense. if we can do that and raise a little bit of revenue i think we can make significant progress on getting debt under control. melissa: steve, last word. real quick. we don't have time. >> of course health care entitlements are the big problem. simon why did we create a new trillion dollar health care entitlement? that didn't make a lot of sense. we can't afford it. when you talk about negatives for the economy i think obamacare is one of them. >> i will come back and debate that in the future. melissa: thanks to all three of you coming on. hope you come be ba. you're all fantastic. >>> time for the fuel gauge report. mixed economic data from the u.s. and europe led to choppy oil trading futures. it managed to rise for the third straight session, now at the highest level since mid-september, settling 97.94 a barrel. >>> more than a thousand commercial barges are backed up on the mississippi river. oil is still leaking from two barges that slammed into a br
obama expected to speak in vegas. he will respond to the bipartisan agreement that lays down a path to citizenship for the 11 illegal immigrants here in the u.s. >> this is a complicated issue. i think what we have now is unattainable. we have to begin to address it. the undocumented issue gets a lot of attention. we do not have a legal immigration system that works for our country. we do not have enforcement mechanisms that work. no sunburn but he could be summoned for long if it does not have enforcement mechanisms. lou: he is a remarkably impressive senator. he is matured. he is grown. i have said this, i think he is the -- by the force of his intellect and that maturity that has been so accelerated in his short time in the senate. i think he is a remarkable leader. on this issue, he has taken a stand already today against reports and signals from the white house that they will not require border security for this bipartisan agreement to move ahead, which would be disastrous. the republican party could not agree to it. i think many democrats could not agree to it. he is the one w
night. ♪ lou: >> a very good evening. i'm lori rothman. the obama -- obama economy heading a stumbling block, suffering its first decline since the end of the recession. the government cutting spending and u.s. businesses trying down inventories in the fourth quarter causing the economy to contract for the first time in more than three years. u.s. gross domestic product falling a rate of a tenth of a percent, that is the worst performance since the second quarter of 2009. this is growing at a 3% clip in the third quarter of last year. the federal reserve today saying that growth has stalled, but telling the public temporary, pledging to continue with the easy money policy into the outlook for employment improved substantially, the news coming as somewhat of late surprised as economists predicted. the economy hit with super storm sandy in late october causing extensive damage along the east coast, seen as a major factor. economists see the same growth in excess of 3 percent will be needed to significantly lower unemployment and get at least some of the 23 million unemployed americans ba
and will continue to serve well. >>> from co-workers to adversaries to friends, it's the story of barack obama and hillary clinton. a look back at the fire works and the friendship as hillary clinton counts down her days in washington. yeah. don't say it. so you know what it is, right? yeah, yeah, don't. that's a lot of dough! ♪ [ male announcer ] switch and you could save $480 bucks with state farm. ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. heart-healthy, whole grain oats. if your a man with low testosterone, you should know that axiron is here. the only underarm treatment for low t. that's right, the one you apply to the underarm. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18. axiron can transfer to others through direct contact. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant, and children should avoid contact where axiron is applied as unexpected signs of puberty in children or changes in body hair
. the white house thinks the president's council on jobs and combativeness is shutting down. the announcement made on the same day, in fact come as weekly jobless claims unexpectedly skyrocketed. president obama created the jobs council back in 2011, billing the advisory board of prominent business leaders and economists from around the nation who were to offer proposals to help spur job creation and economic growth. the president only met with his jobs counselor handful of times, four to be exact, rejecting or ignoring many proposals, including a plan to lower tax rates in order to broaden the overall tax base. the council's last official meeting one and one year ago. unemployment has dropped from more than 9 percent of the council's inception to the current rate of 78%, but more than 23 million americans remain of work or are stuck in part-time jobs , wanted full-time work for. meantime, we learned initial jobless claims rose to 360,000 last week, an unexpected jump of over 38,000 from the prior week's four year low. the obama economy seems stuck in neutral. recoveries fragile. yesterday th
for people who are in need. liz: quickly. >> it is about accountability that comes down to are you accountable for what you do with taxpayer dollars. liz: you will be up later in the show. next up even a president obama is in his last term, the obama campaign is far from over. how they are launching a full frontal assault on republicans and your privacy. but next, all the tax many money democrats got from their fiscal cliff win is all lost. cliff win is all lost. how they officemax knows... cliff win is all lost. how they ...tax time can be...well...taxing. so right now we'll give you... ...$10 off any turbo tax deluxe level software or higher! find thousands of big deals now... ...at officemax. have given way to sleeping. tossing and turning where sleepless nights yield to restful sleep. and lunesta®(eszopiclone) can help you get there. like it has for so many people before. when taking lunesta, don't drive or operate machinery until you feel fully awake. walking, eating, driving, or engaging in other activities while asleep, without remembering it the next day, have been reporte
that comes down to are you accountable for what you do with taxpayer dollars. liz: you will be up later in the show. next up even a president obama is in his last term, the obama campaign is far from over. how they are launching a full frontal assault on republicans and your privacy. but next, all the tax many money democrats got from their fiscal cliff win is all lost. how they spent it in one boat. officemax knows... ...tax time can be...well...taxing. so right now we'll give you... ...$10 off any turbo tax deluxe level software or higher! find thousands of big deals now... ...at officemax. >> the agreement being worked on right now to further reduce the deficit by asking the wealthiest 2% of americans to pay higher taxes for the first time in two decades. liz: really, reduce the deficit? that did not take long. all of that new tax money drummed up by raising rates on the upper bracket is gone. congress spending it all in one boat. says this is proof positive tax hikes alone won't be what fixes our debt. >> that is absolutely right. members of congress, particularly democrats getting
important background checks are to keep guns out of the wrong hands. >>> president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton are parting ways. clinton is leaving her job at the state department next week. they sat down together for an interview with "60 minutes." and we'll have some of that for you in 30 minutes. >>> for much of the country this morning, it is cold. the national weather service is warning of bitterly cold conditions. this weekend across much of the northeast, the mid-atlantic, and the midwest, several inches of snow fell yesterday on parts of the ohio valley, then pushed through to the east coast. the system brought an arctic blast that forecasters say could be deadly. warming centers are open now in pennsylvania, new york, and new jersey. some superstorm sandy victims there still, believe it or not, don't have basic utilities to keep warm. and the tennessee valley and the carolinas are also on ice. freezing rain is blamed for more than 200 wrecks around charlotte and the airport there had to cancel 100 flights. here's how you can tell it's really, really cold. a po
. >> thanks. >>> i talk with the host of "hardball" chris matthews. i sat down with chris while covering the inauguration earlier this week in d.c. and we begin with his thoughts on president obama's inaugural address. >> i think that the president has certain things he wants to get done and certain values that contribute to that, but i don't think it's meant to be a comprehensive speech, but i think he wrote it himself, a lot of it. and i think he put it on a legal pa. i thought important the part about foreign policy. we've had situations in the past where we had wars with countries and then ended up being their friends. why don't we start being friends. to me, it was all about iran. there is only other country we're thinking about going to war, with it's iran. why fighting the people of iran? why kill a bunch of people iran because we don't like their nuclear program? he wants to avoid that. robin wright says if we don't take advantage of the weapon between now and when they weaponize, we will never have peace with iran it will be endless war with that enormously important country whi
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